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For Immediate Release
May 10, 2017

For Information Contact:
Gary Petty, NPTC

NPTC/Lytx Announce Safety Award Winners

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) recognized those fleet members who continue to elevate safety performance during the group’s Annual Education Management Conference and Exhibition held April 30-May 2, 2017 in Cincinnati.

“The NPTC / Lytx® Fleet Safety Awards program recognizes NPTC member companies that work to make safety a priority in their private fleets’ operations,” said Carol Heinowski, Logistics Manager, Safety and Compliance for Meijer, Inc. and Chair of the NPTC Safety Committee. “The Fleet of the Year Awards in particular recognize companies with the lowest ratio of accidents per million miles for the past year.” The 2017 winners (based on safety performance achieved in 2016) are:

LOCAL OPERATIONS (fleets whose vehicles deliver in a local market regardless of size)

  • First Place:                  American Proteins, Inc.
  • Second Place:             Blain Supply, Inc.


  • First Place:                  Contract Transportation Systems/ The Sherwin Williams Company.

MIXED OPERATIONS (Small Fleet – less than 50 vehicles)

  • First Place:                  Sugar Foods Corporation
  • Second Place:             Moen, Incorporated
  • Third Place:                 FTC Transport, Inc.

MIXED OPERATIONS (Large Fleet – 50 vehicles or more)

  • First Place:                  New South Express, Inc.
  • Second Place:             Baxter Healthcare Corporation
  • Third Place:                 Koch Foods, LLC

Also recognized, were those fleets with outstanding and/or improved safety records based upon their crash rates. Winners of the Gold Seal, awarded to fleets that experienced ZERO crashes in 2016, include:

  • ADM Trucking, Inc.
  • AEP Industries Inc.
  • Frito-Lay, Inc.
  • Koch Foods, LLC

Winners of the Silver Seal, presented to those companies whose fleets reduced their vehicle crash rates by 40% or more compared to the previous year, were:

  • ADM Trucking, Inc.
  • AEP Industries Inc.
  • Contract Transportation Systems/The Sherwin-Williams Company
  • Frito-Lay, Inc.
  • Koch Foods, LLC
  • Orgill Transportation Co., LLC

The Bronze Seal recognition is presented to companies who have reduced their vehicle crash rates by 20% to 39% from the previous year. The winners of the Bronze Seal are:

  • ADM Trucking, Inc.
  • Frito-Lay, Inc.
  • Orgill Transportation Co., LLC

About NPTC
Founded in 1939, the National Private Truck Council is the only national trade association exclusively representing the interests of the private truck industry and corporate/business private truck fleet management. With an actively engaged leadership team of Board representatives, member volunteers and staff, NPTC in the past decade has grown significantly to serve a rising professional class of private fleet practitioners meeting the challenges of modern corporate transportation. NPTC is the leading learning resource center, government affairs advocate, and business networking culture for America’s top private fleet and supplier member companies.  The Council produces benchmarking, best practices, and economic data reports on the private fleet market; administers the highly regarded Certified Transportation Professional (CTP) training program, and conducts some of the most successful events in the trucking industry including the Annual Conference and Trade Show, the Private Fleet Management Institute, and the National Safety Conference. For more information about the Council’s activities and programs, visit our website at

About Lytx
Lytx® is the global leader in video telematics technology and services. 2,600 clients—protecting over 650,000 drivers—use our customizable solutions to help reduce risk and costs. Lytx’s DriveCam® safety program helps improve driver performance, and our always-on Unisyn® video telematics provides deeper insights into fleet and field operations.

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